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How are all of the species living on Earth today related? How does understanding evolutionary science contribute to our well-being? In this course, participants will learn about evolutionary relationships, population genetics, and natural and artificial selection. Participants will explore evolutionary science and learn how to integrate it into their classrooms....
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完成时间为 1 小时

Course Introduction

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1 个视频(共 3 分钟), 3 个阅读材料
Video1 个视频
Reading3 个阅读材料
Course Overview10分钟
Syllabus10分钟
Resources10分钟
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完成时间为 2 小时

Introduction and Darwin's First Great Idea - The Tree of Life

The first module of the course introduces Charles Darwin’s revolutionary concept of a “tree of life” depicting the evolution of all life from a common ancestor; how evolutionary trees depict relationships among organisms; and how new species are formed. You will explore resources for discovering and addressing student misconceptions about evolution. ...
Reading
4 个视频(共 48 分钟), 3 个阅读材料, 2 个测验
Video4 个视频
Species, Speciation, and the Tree of Life: Part 19分钟
Species, Speciation, and the Tree of Life: Part 214分钟
Teaching Evolutionary Science8分钟
Reading3 个阅读材料
Charles Darwin's Evidence for Evolution10分钟
Thinking About Evolution: A Systematist's Perspective10分钟
Building the Tree of Life10分钟
Quiz2 个练习
Phylogenetic Trees Practice Quiz6分钟
Module Two Quiz20分钟

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完成时间为 4 小时

Darwin's Second Great Idea - Adaptation via Natural Selection

You will learn about Darwin’s second breakthrough: that adaptation via natural selection is the basic mechanism of evolution. You’ll go behind the scenes with Dr. Cracraft to see how evolutionary biologists use the Museum’s collections. Lastly, you’ll choose a topic from the course and explain how to use it as empirical evidence that supports common ancestry and biological evolution. ...
Reading
7 个视频(共 84 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 2 个测验
Video7 个视频
Co-Evolution: Part 113分钟
Co-Evolution: Part 27分钟
A Visit to the Ornithology Collections4分钟
Teaching with the Next Generation Science Standards15分钟
Building Phylogenetic Trees17分钟
Peer-Graded Assignment: Evidence for Evolution7分钟
Reading1 个阅读材料
Basic Processes of Evolution10分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Module Three Quiz20分钟

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The History of Life

You will learn about the role of extinction in evolution, and find out what the relatedness of major groups of living things reveals about the history of life. You’ll also watch videos of scientists at work and learn how to use them in your classroom. ...
Reading
4 个视频(共 49 分钟), 2 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
Video4 个视频
Extinction and Evolution16分钟
Science Bulletins: Evolution in Action9分钟
Using Science Stories to Teach Evolution9分钟
Reading2 个阅读材料
The History of Life on Earth10分钟
What Does Evo-Devo Tell Us About Evolution?10分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Module Four Quiz20分钟

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Human Evolution

This module explores the rich variety of hominids on the tree of life, along with how and when different human species - including Homo sapiens - migrated around the world. You’ll also learn strategies for teaching evolution in culturally diverse classrooms. ...
Reading
4 个视频(共 46 分钟), 3 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
Video4 个视频
H. neanderthalensis, H. sapiens and the Peopling of the World15分钟
Science Bulletins: Expedition Rusinga7分钟
Teaching Evolution8分钟
Reading3 个阅读材料
From Apes to Humans10分钟
Human Evolution and the Emergence of Our Species10分钟
How Evolution Saves Lives and Promotes Prosperity10分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Module Five Quiz20分钟
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完成时间为 1 小时

Course Conclusion

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1 个视频(共 2 分钟), 3 个阅读材料
Video1 个视频
Reading3 个阅读材料
Resources10分钟
Opportunities for Educators10分钟
Support AMNH10分钟
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创建者 GGAug 31st 2017

A very interesting and comprehensive course. I would reccomend you write down your answers to the quizzes, because there were some slight glitches. Overall a very good course.

创建者 CEAug 17th 2015

Very interesting, Loved the detail and course work, cant wait to do another on from the AMNH. Thank you for a well put together course.

讲师

Joel Cracraft, Ph.D.

Chair and Lamont Curator
Division of Vertebrate Zoology

David Randle, Ph.D.

Senior Manager of Professional Development
Education Department

关于 American Museum of Natural History

The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world’s preeminent scientific, educational and cultural institutions. Since its founding in 1869, the Museum has advanced its global mission to discover, interpret, and disseminate information about human cultures, the natural world, and the universe through a wide-ranging program of scientific research, education, and exhibition....

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